Responsys Reviews

Updated August 22, 2014
Updated August 22, 2014
118 Reviews

3.9
118 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work life balance is also something that is good as well; the managers encourage that work stays at work (in 10 reviews)

  • Get to work with some good people (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Company is growing fast and sometimes systems/information management, etc (in 3 reviews)

  • I see staff here work hard and generally there is no opportunity to grow (in 3 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great opportunities and clients at quickly growing company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Responsys

    Pros

    Great clients, big growth opportunity for motivated people, friendly and creative environment, talented staff, education and training benefits, strong vision for company, strong creative and services department

    Cons

    Structure and policies aren't consistent across departments and offices, salary can be competitive but often starts lower than average, management has big vision but roadmap and steps aren't always clear to larger group, other growing pains of working in a quickly expanding company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Amazing company culture and career opportunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER  in  West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Culture of supporting professionals who work collaboratively to a common goal
    Thoughtful and strategic management
    Great career growth and income opportunity

    Cons

    Communication: the company and the product capabilities and functions is growing so quickly that often I feel like I am not current

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to make thoughtful decisions to scale the company and leverage insight from the employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Responsys is a class act.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter  in  San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in San Bruno, CA

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Leadership is extremely strong; very forward thinking; respectful; honest; great products; smart and nice coworkers. The Interact conference was stellar and it served as a great reminder of why I work for Responsys.

    Cons

    The San Bruno office can be difficult to commute to when there is a Giants game or bad traffic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to keep the employees in the loop on our successes and challenges.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Responsys as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    They have a casual, laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    Didn't always have work to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The internship program could be more organize and structured

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing culture, amazing software. Couldn't ask to work for smarter, more supportive and engaged management.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work long and hard hours, but hey, it's sales!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the awesome vision and transparency with employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Primed for growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good senior management team, solid customer base, profitable, great locations.

    Cons

    Nothing worth noting, it would otherwise be knit picking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to get the word out, employment brand, great place to work etc.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Growth Opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Felt like a valued employee from day one
    - Great training/on-boarding
    - Everyone is extremely nice and helpful. From the beginning people have offered to answer questions/assist in other ways and they genuinely meant it!

    Cons

    - Lot of material to cover in the beginning
    - Management lines and company structure can be a little blurry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be helpful to provide new hires with a brief history/overview of the company and an outline of the current management structure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    it's a job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Responsys

    Pros

    Nice peers.
    Confortable pace.
    Fair benefits
    Good location

    Cons

    Dont expect to make a career.
    Getting top heavy.
    Not significant promotions
    Moves slow in a fast pace market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at your talent and give them chances
    Move faster

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great training, team and opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Responsys full-time

    Pros

    - Training: Excellent sales and product training, both 1x1 with your manager and company-wide
    - Team: Supportive, hardworking professionals who motivate you to succeed
    - Product: Market-leading technology, stands apart from the competition
    - Culture: Competitive and fun!

    Cons

    - A lot to learn about the industry - be prepared to put in the time and work to get up to speed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Fast Paced, Challenging, Meritocratic Sales Group

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enterprise Sales Development Representative  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Enterprise Sales Development Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at Responsys full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of responsibility early
    Good energy
    Fair pay & incentives
    Lots to learn
    Very good opportunity for career growth
    Smart management
    Strong strategy and direction

    Cons

    Steep learning curve can be challenging
    Loose structure
    Not everyone is on the same page

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The steep learning curve, high expectations, and high levels are responsibility are fun and rewarding. Joining the team can be overwhelming at first so be sure to continue to improve the on-boarding process and learning opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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